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Supreme court to consider appeal to enforce smoking ban in UK jails

The appeal has been brought by Paul Black, a prisoner at HMP Wymott, on the basis of fresh evidence from a Ministry of Justice medical report on air quality behind bars which warns that “secondhand smoke harms everyone”. Black, who has heart problems, l
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 21, 2017 13:58
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[Bolivia, South America/Caribbean] Remote Amazon Tribe May Have Healthiest Hearts on Earth

The tribe's members rarely smoke, Thomas added. "They mainly use cigarettes to burn these huge flies out of their skin, down there in the rainforest," he said.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 19, 2017 01:23
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Smoking cessation programs benefit patients prior to joint replacements

The researchers recommend that orthopaedic surgeons consider implementing smoking cessation programs, which may lead to better outcomes for this higher-risk patient population and reductions in health care costs. Their findings were presented March 16, 2
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 17, 2017 22:46
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Smokers Prone to Problems After Joint Replacement: Study

Quitting smoking before knee or hip replacement surgery may cut the risk of complications after surgery, a new study suggests. Instead of just telling people to quit smoking, these findings suggest that doctors should guide people into pre-surgery smoki
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 17, 2017 16:51
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Smoking Cessation Programs Benefit Patients Prior to Joint Replacements

Smokers who needed a hip or knee replacement experienced better surgical outcomes and fewer adverse events including hospital readmissions, surgical site infections and blood clots if they were enrolled in a smoking cessation program prior to surgery, ac
PR Newswire
added Mar 16, 2017 18:29
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Electronic Cigarettes Are as Toxic to Skin Flap Survival as Tobacco Cigarettes.

Both the medium-content and high-nicotine content e-cigarette exposure groups had similar amounts of flap necrosis and hypoxia when compared with the tobacco cigarette exposure group. Nicotine-containing e-cigarette vapor is similarly toxic to skin flap
Annals of Plastic Surgery
added Mar 15, 2017 15:44
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Platelet activation, adhesion, inflammation, and aggregation potential are altered in the presence of electronic cigarette extracts of variable nicotine concentrations.

Platelets
added Mar 15, 2017 15:42
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GLANTZ: E-cigarettes clobber platelets as much as cigarettes

exposed human blood platelets to extracts from conventional cigarette smoke and e-cigarette aerosol. They found that both stimulated platelet activation and that this effect is due to the ultrafine particles in both, not the nicotine.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 15, 2017 15:40
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GLANTZ: More evidence that e-cigarettes are as bad as cigarettes for blood vessels, this time on skin

An important factor in wound healing is adequate circulation in small blood vessels. Inadequate circulation leads to slower healing and even tissue death (necrosis). Rau and colleagues did an experiment in which they exposed rats to high levels of seco
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 15, 2017 15:38
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[Florida] Tobacco Company Seeks New Trial Following $6 Million Engle Progeny Verdict ($$)

Reynolds Tobacco Co. on March 10 moved for a new trial in an Engle progeny suit that resulted in a $6 million verdict, saying that the plaintiff introduced surprising and previously undisclosed testimony that her deceased husband suffered a heart attack b
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 15, 2017 00:04
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